May 23, 2016
The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, is changing its telephone hours to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Currently, telephone hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The change will take effect Friday, June 24, 2016.
May 10, 2016
Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Court Records
The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, announces its intention to destroy the following civil records
April 21, 2016
Court of Appeal, to Hear Oral Argument at Pioneer High School
Administrative Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye announced that as part of its award-winning community outreach program, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, will hear oral argument at Pioneer High School in the Woodland Joint Unified School District.
August 17, 2015
For help with preparing electronic documents for filing with the courts, see the Guide to Creating Electronic Appellate Documents created by the Courts of Appeal.
July 29, 2015
The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, has published Local Rule 5 governing electronic filing. The effective date of Local Rule 5 is September 14, 2015.
Effective October 21, 2014
Policy of the Third District on the public use of electronic devices in the courtroom.
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The 3rd District is located in Sacramento. Its jurisdiction is over the following counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, and Yuba. It has 11 justices and is not divided into divisions. READ MORE >>